The Rappahannock River Area Community Foundation’s Women and Girls Fund has awarded $50,000 to three regional non-profit organizations working to meet the needs of women and girls in our community. On May 12, members of the Women and Girls Fund gathered for the fund’s annual Live Ballot event. This event highlights the role of participatory philanthropy at The Community Foundation. The members of the Fund heard
of nonprofit organizations regarding their grant application and made their funding decisions.
Each year, organizations are invited to apply for funding to help meet a specific need faced by women and girls in the community. Congratulations to the recipients of the following grants and for their dedication to addressing issues facing women and girls in the Rappahannock River region:
Free Clinic #1 Lloyd F. Moss
The Lloyd F. Moss Free Clinic (Fredericksburg Area Regional Health Council, Inc.) will receive full funding for its “Focus on Women’s Health” program.
#2 Center for STEM Education and Innovation
The STEM Education and Innovation Center will receive full funding for its TechBridge Girls and Virginia-Out-of-School Time program.
#3 Rappahannock Area YMCA
The Rappahannock Area YMCA will receive partial funding for its “YCMA Power Scholars Academy” program.
Become one of 1,000. The Women and Girls Fund warmly invites new members to join and invest in women and girls as a powerful way to advocate for our community. Fund members focus their talent, ideas and financial resources to meet the critical needs of women and girls in our community. Over time, the Community Foundation seeks to grow the Women and Girls Fund to 1,000 women who together give $1 million by creating an endowment that makes future grantmaking a permanent community asset. and sustainable. To learn more or join, visit https://www.cfrrr.org/who-we-are/womenand-girls-fund/
About the Community Foundation
For more than 25 years, people who give through The Community Foundation have helped
significant positive impact by creating more than 180 funds that collectively give more than $2 million
each year to local non-profit organizations, churches and schools.
The Community Foundation is a non-profit organization that manages and distributes charitable works
overlooking the Rappahannock River area. The foundation promotes greater philanthropy by
address the challenges facing donors in a responsible and informed manner. We
distinguish ourselves from other local charities by providing efficient and effective services to
establish a collection of permanent funds.
One of the Community Foundation’s strategies to preserve and increase the quality of life in
our region supports higher education for students in the region.
The Community Foundation offers a range of services to individuals, organizations and
companies wishing to obtain excellent results thanks to their charitable actions. For more
information call 540 373-9292, email [email protected] or visit www.cfrrr.org.